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Manchester City Council

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… plans and actions over the coming decades if we are to be home to residents leading happy and healthy lives, and businesses enjoying success as part of a global low carbon economy. The city’s overarching strategy and policy framework for 2016-25, Our Manchester, provides us with a good place to start. It was developed in 2015 to set out the city’s vision and priorities for the coming decade…

… the coming decades will be those that develop and champion new models of low carbon, climate resilient growth. The choice is not between a low carbon future and growth, the choice is about how to develop an integrated city strategy that creates jobs and economic success, attracts investment, improves social wellbeing and health, at the same time as reversing global environmental impact. LOCAL…

… PLANS AND CARBON BUDGETS 4.5 ACTION BY ALL STAKEHOLDERS 5. GOVERNANCE 6. FUNDING 7. MEASURING AND REPORTING PROGRESS 8. UPDATING OUR STRATEGY 9. FURTHER INFORMATION EXECUTIVE SUMMARY INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT The Paris Agreement marks a critical turning point in the relationship between the global economy, society and the natural environment that we depend upon for our prosperity…

… limit for global average increases. However, this current debate does not prevent us from continuing on our climate change journey. Whether 2030, 2040 or 2050, 1.5oC or well below 2oC, all potential scenarios will require Manchester to make rapid progress towards becoming a zero carbon, climate resilient city. As we embark on this journey we need to recognise that it will be challenging…

… supplies of energy and an understanding of how they can help to reduce local flood risk and exposure to heat stress. • Resilience to a changing climate – the city’s communities, public sector, businesses and third sector will become increasingly resilient to the changing climate. • Zero carbon – Manchester will adopt and stay within a scientifically robust carbon budget that is consistent…

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